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James Robert Knapp
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Birth: Jun. 8, 1957
Pekin
Tazewell County
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 15, 1975
Wawa
Ontario, Canada

Jim was a gregarious guy who loved people and had a zeal for his Christian faith. After graduating from Wausau East High School in June 1975, he and several bicycling friends embarked on a tour around Lake Superior. Along the North shore the evening of his death, he was struck by a car and died at the scene.

Missed by all who had the pleasure of being a part of his short life.

He is survived by his mother, Cynthia Rose (Cauger) McCutcheon of Wausau, WI., David John Knapp of Golden, CO., Diane Elayne Cauger, Wausau, WI and Thomas Richard Knapp, Harrisonburg, VA.


 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Edward Knapp (1932 - 2012)
 
 Sibling:
  Linda Jean Knapp (1955 - 2003)*
  James Robert Knapp (1957 - 1975)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
The inscription was in his own handwriting and was typical of his fun-loving ways. "Wazoo, Wackatawacka". Wazoo pokes fun of Wausau, WI his hometown and Wacka ta wacka was from B. Kliban's cartoon cat.
 
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Burial:
Restlawn Memorial Park
Wausau
Marathon County
Wisconsin, USA
Plot: Section. 7, Lots 80-85, Grave 35
GPS (lat/lon): 45.00488, -89.62013
 
Created by: Tom Knapp
Record added: Dec 21, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63177709
James Robert Knapp
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James Robert Knapp
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James Robert Knapp
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 Added: Aug. 25, 2014

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 Added: Aug. 23, 2014
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